Kriel Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place called Kriele, near Rathenow.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Kiel, Briel, Kries, Ariel, Riel, Priem, Krick, Krier, Arel, Grill

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Kriel Family Origin

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Kriel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Baker

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kriel family was Baker. The most common Kriel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Kriel's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kriel.

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Kriel Historical Records

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Kriel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Kriel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Kriel in 1954 was 53, and 89 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kriel

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